Essays Tagged: "basketball player"

Basketball's Greatest Players

BASKETBALL'S GREATEST PLAYERS There are many great players who had the talent to be all pro a ... board and take a dollar bill and replaceit with four quarters. One other rumor was he once dunked a basketballbackwards thirty-six times in a row to win a sixty dollar bet. Now to LloydDaniels, said t ... e yearsold. Despite having anything he wanted and UNLV he was caught buyingdrugs and kicked off the basketball team and out of school. Next, the player who did make and continues to rock the up ...

(1 pages) 68 2 3.8 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Wages in sport

se of Uncle Sam. Still these figures are too extreme regardless of the sport, baseball, football or basketball. The athletes here in the United States are without a doubt the greatest on earth. The on ... per year is way beyond reason. Due to these great wages being paid in particularly in the sport of basketball, the games greatness is being lost.One example of the extreme pay an athlete can achieve ...

(2 pages) 76 0 3.4 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Do Athletes Deserve Soaring Salaries?

Can you believe it? Basketball player Kevin Garnett is currently in a six-year contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves ...

(3 pages) 108 0 4.8 Apr/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

This is an overview of poetry and its different types

ply as the way it is." W.H. Auden's "Stop All the Clocks, Cut Off the Telephone," John Updike's "Ex-Basketball Player" and Donald Hall's "My Son, My Executioner" use irony, symbolism and hyperboles to ... hat the wishes certainly cannot be fulfilled. Updike uses irony in his poem by talking about the ex-basketball player. Updike tells how good Flick Webb was at basketball, but ironically he works at a ...

(2 pages) 91 1 2.6 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Why drug test should be mandatory at schools. persuassive

be the red head behind you gets straight A's, or the tall guy in the green shirt is the star of the basketball team. But do you really know them? You may think that you do, but you probably don't know ... alf of it. That A student might have a drunk for a father, or the brunette's mom is abusive, or the basketball player might be on drugs. Wouldn't you like to know if your classmates were druggies? It ...

(2 pages) 94 2 3.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Descriptive Essay about a pitbull attacking basketball players at the basketball court 2 paragraph essay

ements of the dog or do you take your chances in the footrace for your life?It's another day at the basketball court, neighborhood guys congregated for a couple of pickup games. The bright sun beamed ... Here comes the H2O, they it sucked down like vampires drinking blood. Out the corner of one of the basketball player's eyes he saw a dog. This mysterious dog stood no less than ten feet away. Not any ...

(3 pages) 75 0 4.3 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Women in Professional Sports.

enough athleticism to match up with men. Perhaps a WNBA player can match up with a NCAA Division II basketball player, but there will never be a successful woman in the National Basketball Association ... e and are not "thick" enough to compete with male athletes in any physical sport. Such as football, basketball, baseball, and any other sport where there is a chance of a player getting injured is not ...

(3 pages) 80 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Dirk Nowitzki Biography, 4 pages long, details the life of the NBA superstar

. Dirk Nowitzki is the 25 year-old superstar forward/center of the Dallas Mavericks in the National Basketball Association. In order to paint a picture of Dirk in your mind, imagine a man 12 inches ta ... owing up with athletic parents, it was not hard for Dirk to excel in sports, particularly handball, basketball, and tennis. His mother, Helga, was a very talented basketball player herself. When baske ...

(3 pages) 61 0 4.8 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Advertising Basketball Trainers

e of the advertising is to persuade people to purchase the product or service. My advertisement for Basketball shoes is pitched for high income earners who like to play basketball or those at the peak ... mprove their playing performance. It would be placed in a colored magazine such as the XXL National Basketball League Magazine, or other sports Magazines, because this paper has very high readership a ...

(3 pages) 60 0 3.6 Feb/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

I was told to write a paper comparing a common theme between the movies Jaws, The Legend of Bagger Vance, and Finding Forrester.

ch ( Wallace is searching for family, although he does not know it. An awesome basketball player and the owner on an exceptional intellect, 16-year old Jamal is missing a father a ... elp him focus on his studies at school. He has been recruited by an esteemed private school for his basketball talent and the promise of his brilliant test results. And now he has got work to do to im ...

(5 pages) 56 0 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Heroes, the topic was are there real-life heroes today and if so who are they? Be sepecific.

e strengthened and inspired many people. One example would be Micheal Jordan. Sure he is an amazing basketball player, but that in no way is what makes him a hero. What makes is a hero is that he is a ...

(3 pages) 46 0 4.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Comparing Housman's and Updike's poems that have two totally different attitudes toward athletes.

In A.E. Housman's poem "To an Athletes Dying Young" and John Updike's poem "Ex- Basketball Player," each of the speakers use two different types of attitudes toward the athletes. I ... life, so good that Flick never though of learning new skills because he would not need them to play basketball.He never learned a trade, he just sells gas,Checks oil, and changes flats. Once in a whil ... ,But most of us remember anyway.(1)Now Flick's life is nothing more than endless job of doing crap. Basketball was not a career that never ended because it does end once someone better or young comes ...

(1 pages) 47 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Nature vs. Nurture

f the best athletes ever to play in their respected sports. Michael Jordan is undoubtedly the best basketball player of all time and led the Chicago Bulls to six world titles. The same could be argu ... at every sport, whether it was football, soccer, or even tennis. Remember how they used to go from basketball practice straight to swimming and then straight to baseball practice. How are they able ...

(6 pages) 85 0 3.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

The Glass Menagerie Write an essay on Jim, and how he influences the characters in the play.

and ordinary American man. During high school, he was a popular youngster, a successful debater and basketball player, and yearns those years. He sympathizes with anyone who remembers him as that popu ...

(5 pages) 49 1 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Differentces and similarities of the movie othello and the movie "O"

" the characters name is Odin and that are similar in many ways. Odin (Mekhi Phifer) is a superstar basketball player that is best friends with Hugo (Josh Hartnett). They play on the same basketball t ...

(3 pages) 87 0 4.8 Oct/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Michael Jordan's biography

nts eventually caused Jordan to lose his motivation and the sense of having to prove something as a basketball player, and he felt it was time to step away from the court.Jordan sought a new challenge ... Nick Anderson.Jordan once again had something to prove to the world, that he was still the greatest basketball player to ever play the game, and that he would be even greater in the season to come. Mi ...

(4 pages) 49 0 3.8 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Why To play Basketball.

Basketball is an indoor court game between two teams of five players, each trying to score by tossin ... ams of five players, each trying to score by tossing an inflated ball through a raised goal. I am a basketball player who enjoys the game. When I am all stressed out, I play basketball. I label myself ... who enjoys the game. When I am all stressed out, I play basketball. I label myself with the game of basketball because I have grown up with it since the second grade. I use it as one of the strongest ...

(1 pages) 19 1 4.7 Feb/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Michael Jordan Bib

Michael Jordan, the best known athlete in the world, is a leading scorer in the National Basketball Association (NBA), who led the Chicago Bulls to many recent NBA championships. He is, by ... ago Bulls to many recent NBA championships. He is, by far, and will be for a time to come, the best basketball player in the history of the game. Jordan was born in Brooklyn, New York, and raised in W ... ame. Jordan was born in Brooklyn, New York, and raised in Wilmington, North Carolina. He accepted a basketball scholarship from the University of North Carolina and as a freshman scored the winning ba ...

(2 pages) 24 0 3.4 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Michael Jordan

Michael Jordan is a living legend. Someone that everyone knows by name and whenever the word basketball comes up an image of him pops into each person's brain. What he has done for the world of ... the story of a "victim of society", but instead, it is a story of a passionate and competitive man, basketball player, and salesman that knocks that theory off it's feet. (1 Jet)As a child, Michael Jo ...

(6 pages) 64 0 5.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

An Essay About Sandra Schmirler

atch, run or pitch with stunning grace; the hockey player who can skate with electrifying ease; the basketball player who can leap with mystifying ability; the football player who can move with endles ...

(3 pages) 1069 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports